Patrick Ouchène

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Patrick Ouchène (born December 5, 1966 in Brussels ) is a Belgian singer. He is a member of the rock 'n' roll band Runnin 'Wild, and he sang as the band leader of Copycat at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 for Belgium.


On February 17th it was announced that Ouchène would represent Belgium with the song Copycat at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow . The code name "Copycat" was announced later. The song, which pays homage to Elvis Presley , is the second song in English that the Walloon RTBF has chosen as Belgium's contribution to the ESC .

The group Copycat consisted of singer Patrick Ouchène and the backing singers "Miss T Blue" (actually Marie-Ange Tchai) and "Miss D Lite" (actually Desta Hailé) as well as bassist Lenn Dauphin and guitarist "Miam Monster Miam" (actually Benjamin Lapels). He also wrote the melody of the song, the Belgian songwriter Jacques Duvall (actually Eric Verwilghen) was responsible for the lyrics .

Ultimately, the song was not successful, it was eliminated in the first semifinals. With just one point from Armenia , it was second to last, ahead of the Czech Republic , whose contribution received no points.

In the music video for Copycat , the cartoon character Le Chat, popular in French-speaking countries, can be seen.

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